Toyota Motor Corporation has begun short-term rental of the Plug-in Prius (Prius PHV) from a Toyota rental and leasing company in Nagasaki prefecture, Japan. (Earlier post.)

Two vehicles will be available in the city of Goto. Rental fees will be:

  • ¥8,400 (US$96) for up to six hours
  • ¥9,450 (US$108) for up to 12 hours
  • ¥11,550 (US$131) for up to 24 hours
  • ¥9,450 (US$108) for each additional day

The Prius PHV can be recharged from a household power supply, and offers electric range of 23.4 km (14.5 miles) on the JC08 cycle.